Converting Percentages to Fractions: Example

Rule 29:
Recall that 1% = tex2html_wrap_inline37 . To convert a percentage to a fraction, simply convert 1% to tex2html_wrap_inline39 . To convert a percentage to a decimal, simply convert 1% to .01.

Example:
Convert 230.75% to a fraction.

Answer:
230.75% can be written 230.75 tex2html_wrap_inline41 1% and 230.75 tex2html_wrap_inline41 1% can be written tex2html_wrap_inline45 .
And this in turn can be multiplied by 1.

tex2html_wrap_inline25.

Example:
Convert 230.75% to a decimal.

Answer:
230.75% can be written 230.75 tex2html_wrap_inline41 1% and 230.75 tex2html_wrap_inline41 1% can be written 230.75 tex2html_wrap_inline41 0.01 = 2.3075.

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